Kauri Forest, New Zealand

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Kauri Forest, New Zealand

Postby Ray1 » Fri May 12, 2017 1:17 pm

I was talking to one of my friends who has just returned from New Zeland. He was so very excited talking about different places like Puketi, Clutha and Otago areas. He is talking about Kauri Forests and trees some of them are very large and old. The trees are said to be there even before human arrived there. The Kauri Forests are considered to be the perfect night camping in this area. I would certainly like to know as much as possible from all reliable sources please.

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Re: Kauri Forest, New Zealand

Postby naruto100 » Fri May 12, 2017 2:02 pm

This sounds really interesting. Even I would love to know more about it. If someone can post images of it then it will be even more good. I love these kind of places.

You said about night camping, so is it normal at that place. I mean night at forest is not that safe, but if everything is set then it can be even more exciting.

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Re: Kauri Forest, New Zealand

Postby Shine_Spirit » Wed May 17, 2017 5:12 am

For what you're talking about, it seems to be very interesting. So interesting that I did research to find out more about the place (and it really looks like a great place ;) ).

Could you post some photos? 8-) It would be great to be able to have a peculiar view of the place (without something much glamorized by the sites that only sell tour packages).
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Re: Kauri Forest, New Zealand

Postby Ray1 » Thu May 18, 2017 2:10 pm

Shine_Spirit wrote:For what you're talking about, it seems to be very interesting. So interesting that I did research to find out more about the place (and it really looks like a great place ;) ).

Could you post some photos? 8-) It would be great to be able to have a peculiar view of the place (without something much glamorized by the sites that only sell tour packages).



I tried to find something according to your demand :) and could manage with this... Please check. I think it's one of those great places which not many know about, not in Asia at least.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waipoua_Forest

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Re: Kauri Forest, New Zealand

Postby Shine_Spirit » Fri May 19, 2017 12:37 am

Ray1 wrote:
Shine_Spirit wrote:For what you're talking about, it seems to be very interesting. So interesting that I did research to find out more about the place (and it really looks like a great place ;) ).

Could you post some photos? 8-) It would be great to be able to have a peculiar view of the place (without something much glamorized by the sites that only sell tour packages).



I tried to find something according to your demand :) and could manage with this... Please check. I think it's one of those great places which not many know about, not in Asia at least.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waipoua_Forest


Thanks for this.

The place seems to be really amazing (more than I was imagining, to be honest). I'ill definitely put that place on my list of "places to visit before getting old". :lol:

It's when I see places like this that I realize how much we, humans, are just a small grain of sand in this vastness of land.
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Re: Kauri Forest, New Zealand

Postby Alexandoy » Fri Jun 09, 2017 12:20 pm

With big trees like in the Yosemite Park in the US, it would be interesting. However, I have to admit that I don't trust the wilderness in foreign countries because we have a tradition that big trees have spirits living in them. And if we are not careful then we might be hexed and suffer physical ailments.

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Re: Kauri Forest, New Zealand

Postby Ray1 » Fri Jun 09, 2017 2:27 pm

Alexandoy wrote:With big trees like in the Yosemite Park in the US, it would be interesting. However, I have to admit that I don't trust the wilderness in foreign countries because we have a tradition that big trees have spirits living in them. And if we are not careful then we might be hexed and suffer physical ailments.


I like your sense of humor but people in this part of the world do not trust in evil spirits or anything non-physical so they go to these forests with high or very high trees for the sake of adventure. I am sure once you are in this part of the world and see the wildness of wide spread jungles and open areas you will be bowled out immediately and forget everything about spirits 8-)


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